Brain Builder

 Brain Builder:

Which of the following is the true origin of the word “quarantine”?

 

  1. In the 14th century, ships coming into Venice from infected ports had to wait 40 days before landing.
  2. The traditional dwellings in Benedictine monasteries in France.
  3. A designated section of the Civil War camps for the wounded.
  4. The room where the high priest would wait before entering the Holy of Holies in First Temple-era Jerusalem.

 

 

Answer:

  1. In the 14th century, ships coming into Venice from infected ports had to wait 40 days before landing.